Careers

Youth & Family Services, Inc., strives to provide the best services possible to our clients and their families. We are always interested in speaking with experienced individuals about joining our team. Please send a resume and cover letter to contact.yfs@yfsok.org.

We appreciate your interest and will review your materials carefully.  Qualified applicants will be contacted with a request for an interview.

 

Current Job Openings:

 

Community Counselor

Youth & Family Services, Inc. (YFS) is currently seeking a licensed, or under supervision, mental health therapist to serve individuals located within our service area. We are offering full time employment for office and school based services with salaried compensation and full benefits providing counseling services to children, adolescents, and their families. We offer CEU opportunities and extended training regularly; LPC and LADC supervision is available in house. Due to the rural nature of many of our clients, employees are eligible for Federal Loan Forgiveness programs. Additionally, YFS strives to provide a family centered, friendly, positive, and appreciative workplace culture.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual, group, and/or family therapy to admitted clients primarily children and adolescents as assigned.
  • Provide case management, crisis and emergency services to clients and their families as needed.
  • Develop service plans and conduct intake assessments in accordance with state, federal, and agency accrediting requirements.
  • Complete all clinical documentation within established agency time frames and maintain accurate case files on each client; including progress notes, service plans, and assessment forms.
  • Devise aftercare plans for client discharge and follow up recommendations.
  • Attend and participate in all agency meetings, consultations and functions.
  • Work cooperatively with funding sources, community referral sources, school, grantors, and public agency services.
  • Assume responsibility for personal development keeping updated on current knowledge, research, and counseling techniques.

Qualifications:

  • Be fully licensed or under supervision as a LPC, LMFT, LCSW, LBP, LADC-MH, or a qualifying Licensed Behavioral Health Professional (LBHP).
  • Possess an interest and/or experience in serving individuals of all ages and backgrounds.
  • Have a current billing contract with Medicaid, or be willing to attain one.

 

Drug and Alcohol Counselor

Youth & Family Services, Inc. is currently seeking licensed, or under supervision, mental health therapists to serve individuals in within our service area. We are offering full time employment for office and school based services with salaried compensation and full benefits providing counseling services to children, adolescents, and their families with an emphasis on substance abuse related services. We offer CEU opportunities and extended training regularly; LPC and LADC supervision is available in house. Due to the rural nature of many of our clients, employees are eligible for Federal Loan Forgiveness programs. Additionally, YFS strives to provide a family centered, friendly, positive, and appreciative workplace culture.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual, group, and/or family therapy to admitted clients primarily children and adolescents as assigned.
  • Provide case management, crisis and emergency services to clients and their families as needed.
  • Conduct regular Drug and Alcohol groups/classes for court ordered adolescence, and co-occurring substance abuse services to juveniles. Some travel may be required with mileage reimbursement to see clients in a secondary office space or school.
  • Develop service plans and conduct intake assessments in accordance with state, federal, and agency accrediting requirements.
  • Complete all clinical documentation within established agency time frames and maintain accurate case files on each client; including progress notes, service plans, and assessment forms.
  • Devise aftercare plans for client discharge and follow up recommendations.
  • Attend and participate in all agency meetings, consultations and functions.
  • Work cooperatively with funding sources, community referral sources, school, grantors, and public agency services.
  • Assume responsibility for personal development keeping updated on current knowledge, research, and counseling techniques.

Qualifications:

  • Be fully licensed or under supervision as a LADC, CADC, LADC-MH or interested in immediate application.
  • Other licenses welcome if in addition to substance abuse credentials.
  • Possess an interest and/or experience in serving individuals of all ages and backgrounds.
  • Have a current billing contract with Medicaid, or be willing to attain one.

 

Direct Care Specialist:

Our emergency shelter is in need of Direct Care Specialists! The ideal candidate is professional, punctual and dependable. Job duties include: providing care and supervision to children/youth residing in the shelter, interacting with children/youth in daily activities, following daily schedule and maintaining the shelter per licensing standards.  Contact latuisha.davis@yfsok.org or call 262-6555. Pay: $10.10/hr.

EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited high school or a GED equivalency. Associates of Arts or BA/BS are preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Experience in social work, youth oriented programs, or child/youth care is preferred. Minimum age of 21 is required.